Beekeeping Fast Becoming Medium Of Sweet Revolution
New Delhi, January 6 (TNA) Khadi and village industries are working with commitment to bring Sweet Revolution in the country as a result of which so far, 1.75 lakh bee boxes have been distributed by the Commission after providing beekeeping training to 17, 500 beneficiaries across the country.
In Haryana, 4400 boxes have been distributed by giving training in beekeeping to 440 beneficiaries. Manoj Kumar, Chairman, Khadi and Village Industries Commission said while distributing 200 bee boxes to 20 beekeepers in village Devra, Kaithal, Haryana participating in the Khadi Honey Mission dialogue program.
Describing the beekeeping industry as the need of the hour, he said that this eco-friendly industry not only produces honey which gives income to the entrepreneurs, farmers, but also increases the productivity of the crop by up to 30 percent due to the pollen grains spread by the bees.